Posts tagged "Liars"

Liars Melt Their Own Faces in ‘Pro Anti Anti’ Video

When Liars' released Mess earlier this year, SPIN's Stephanie Benson deciphered the avant-rock experiment as "musical translations of our collective existential crises," as opposed to plain old…
By: Olivia Forman / June 24, 2014

Truss Gives Liars’ ‘Pro Anti Anti’ a Sprightly Remix

At the end of March, Liars released their delightfully freaky seventh album, Mess. One of the nightmare-inducing standouts, "Pro Anti Anti,"…
By: Cynthia Orgel / May 15, 2014

Austin Psych Fest 2014: SPIN’s Photo Highlights

On the first weekend of May 2014, the seventh annual Austin Psych Fest took place at Carson Creek Ranch. Produced and curated by the…
By: Krista Schlueter / May 5, 2014

Liars Lead a CGI Apocalypse in ‘Mess on a Mission’ Video

Fresh off the release of their SPIN Essential seventh album Mess, experimental rock outfit Liars are back with a new video for lead single…
By: Dan Reilly / March 31, 2014

Liars Bring The Noise, Funk, Bath Salts On Mesmerizing ‘Mess’

Liars don't simply write songs. They create musical translations of our collective existential crises. This means their music is going to be messy.
By: Stephanie Benson / March 22, 2014

10 Albums to Stream: Future Islands, Liars, the Hold Steady, and More

Future Islands, Liars, the Hold Steady, and Tokyo Police Club all have new albums on the way and guess what? They're…
By: Cynthia Orgel / March 19, 2014

Washed Out, Liars Make Moby and Damien Jurado’s ‘Almost Home’ Their Own

Moby's unexpectedly moving 2013 album Innocents has been lending itself well to remixes. Fuck Buttons' based-noise remix of Wayne Coyne collaboration "The Perfect…
By: Marc Hogan / January 23, 2014

Hear Liars’ Rave-Punk Ripper ‘Mess on a Mission’

"Facts are facts and fiction's fiction," goes the chorus of Liars' new song "Mess on a Mission," but the Los Angeles-based experimentalists seem to…
By: Chris Martins / January 13, 2014

Liars Confirm ‘Fun, Instinctual’ March 2014 Album

Liars are ever the shape-shifters, and their next album could portend another sonic change-up. The Los Angeles (via Brooklyn, via Berlin) band have announced a…
By: Marc Hogan / November 20, 2013

Liars Hint at March Album With Colorful Instagram Teasers

Liars are hinting that they've got a new album on the way. As Stereogum points out, the ever-elusive trio have been posting a…
By: Kyle McGovern / November 15, 2013

Hear Liars’ Fashionable 19-Minute ‘Mr. Your on Fire Mr.’ Remix

With disco fever still at pandemic levels, Liars' "Mr. Your on Fire Mr." is just as relevant as upon its release on the…
By: Dan Reilly / October 1, 2013

Caribou, Liars, and Ryan Hemsworth Lead MoMA PS1’s Warm Up 2013 Concert Series

Liars, Caribou, J. Cole, Majical Cloudz, and Ryan Hemsworth have all been tapped to perform at this year's Warm Up concert series, taking place at…
By: Kyle McGovern / May 23, 2013

Watch Liars Do Awesome Arty Things in ‘I Saw You From the Lifeboat’ Video

Liars' excellent WIXIW found the Los Angeles noise-makers crafting an electronic album on their own beguiling terms, dwelling in the art form's more purgatorial nature,…
By: Chris Martins / May 16, 2013

Watch Liars Enter the Matrix in ‘The Exact Color of Doubt’ Video

Liars thrilled and stunned on their more electronic-leaning last album WIXIW (pronounced "wish you") and one of the 2012 set's many highlights is the gossamer…
By: Chris Martins / April 3, 2013

See Liars’ Weed-Fueled Hoop Dreams Come to Life in ‘WIXIW’ Video

In the brand new video for "WIXIW" by Liars, the Los Angeles art-rock experimentalists work with director Alex/2Tone to paint a sometimes disturbing portrait…
By: Chris Martins / February 6, 2013

Stevie, Nix: Another Terrible Indie Rock Fleetwood Mac Covers Album on the Way

England's MOJO magazine may be somewhat infamous for celebrating the past, but the enduring rock rag hustles hard to connect the old to the new…
By: SPIN Staff / November 27, 2012

Watch Liars’ Twisted ‘Brats’ Clip: A Looney Tunes-Like Nightmare

In his review of Liars' WIXIW early last month, SPIN contributor Andy Beta wrote that the L.A. art-punk trio's most recent full-length (out right…
By: David Bevan / July 30, 2012

Liars Break Down the Electronic Influences That Shaped ‘WIXIW’

On their sixth album, WIXIW (pronounced "Wish You"), Liars have dispatched the dissonant guitars and jarring rhythms in favor of rich tapestries of…
By: Mike Rubin / June 15, 2012

Liars, ‘WIXIW’ (Mute)

Has there ever been a conceptual art project (doubling as a rock band, tripling as a Trojan horse) more confounding and successful than Liars? Or…
By: Andy Beta / June 8, 2012

Visit the Hidden Bunker Where Liars Recorded ‘WIXIW’

"We'd looked at a few places to make this record... big houses in strange neighborhoods," says Liars' Aaron Hemphill, sleepy-eyed under a short mop of…
By: Chris Martins / April 30, 2012
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